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Wandering the West – Part 7: The Northern California Coast

It was well into the afternoon by the time I was waved through the shack of an agricultural entry station as my “welcome to California experience.” In today’s world, I rank it up there with Oregon’s professional gas pumpers as … Continue reading

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Seattle Soundings – Ruby Beach

The northwest corner of the Olympic Peninsula has some spectacular beaches, and Ruby Beach, one of the many beaches which are part of Olympic National Park, is my favorite when time is not an issue. At around 3 – 4 … Continue reading

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Seattle Soundings – The Dungeness Spit

On the northeast corner of the Olympic peninsula and roughly two hours by road and ferry from Seattle, the Dungeness spit is a key component of the Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge. At nearly 6 miles long and growing a few … Continue reading

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Seeing Japan from the slow train – part 3: Kashiwazaki

Kashiwazaki was an unknown to me before this trip, and I decided to make it a stopping point purely on the basis that I wanted to stay on the Sea of Japan coast, be close enough to Takayama to be … Continue reading

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A bit more playing with the Canon SX230HS

Last week while out meandering I played with the camera a bit more, and took several shots just to see how it handled different situations. Most all of them were taken with the camera in auto mode. Flowers are usually … Continue reading

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